noun \ˈwäk\

: a pan that is shaped like a bowl and that is used especially for cooking Chinese food

Full Definition of WOK

:  a large bowl-shaped cooking utensil used especially in stir-frying

Origin of WOK

Chinese (Guangdong) wohk
First Known Use: 1952


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